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Pilot

Shulamit Goldstein

While Shulamit Goldstein is distinguished as Israel’s first female pilot, the arc of her long life echoes the changes in Israeli society.

Amy Sheridan

Although American women had flown planes in WWII as civilians, Amy Sheridan helped open the skies to a new generation of women as the first Jewish woman to become an aviator in the US Armed Services.

Amanda Simpson

A skilled pilot and aeronautics engineer, Amanda Simpson made history in 2010 when she became the first openly transgender presidential appointee, as senior technical advisor to the Bureau of Industry and Security.

Selma Cronan

Selma Kantor Cronan flew as a pilot both running transport missions during WWII and later as a civilian, winning competitive aerial races.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Pilot." (Viewed on December 15, 2017) <https://jwa.org/taxonomy/term/23296>.

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